|In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted)||$1,038|
|Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted)||$1,038|
|Yearly Room and Board||$7,001+|
|% of Students on Financial Aid||77|
|Median SAT/ACT||1087/24 (MEAN)|
|% of African American Students||7|
|% of Asian American Students||11|
|% of Hispanic Students||43|
|% of International Students||9|
|Number of Full-time Faculty||180|
|% of Male/% of Female Students||40/60|
|% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus||34|
|% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years||33|
|% of Students Who Graduate Overall||60|
|% of Freshmen Who Return||82|
|% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School||8.7|
University of St. Thomas
Address:3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006
UNDERGRADUATE ENROLLMENT: 1,814
Points of Distinction
- 60 percent of UST pre-med applicants are granted a medical school admissions interview.
- 73 percent of UST graduates are employed within six months of graduation.
- U.S. News & World Report named UST among “America’s Best Colleges” in the West region; the Princeton Review named UST among the “Best Western Colleges.”
- The Cardinal Newman Society lists UST in the top 20 Catholic colleges and universities.
THE UNIVERSITY OF St. Thomas in Houston educates leaders of faith and character through a Catholic liberal arts education that is both accessible and affordable. Founded in 1947 by the Basilian Fathers, St. Thomas awards merit scholarships and grants totalling more than $16 million in 2015.
Students choose from 36 undergraduate majors, 19 graduate degree programs, and engineering, law, and health pre-professional programs. The most popular majors are biology, finance, psychology, accounting, and nursing.
More than 3,400 students attend Houston’s only Catholic university, located in the heart of the historic Museum District, where world-class museums, art galleries, restaurants, and shops abound. The proximity to downtown and the Texas Medical Center enhances opportunities for research, internships, and networking experiences.
St. Thomas has a family feel, and students who live on campus in the Guinan Residence Hall enjoy a fun atmosphere. Campus life is enriched by more than 90 student organizations, a full slate of social events, ministry projects, and fitness opportunities. Intercollegiate athletics programs include women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, basketball, and golf.